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boston, seattle, new york, oakland and san jose or santa clara mta. they all had higher scores than muni. muni was on the bottom. we included bart. since they said other systems did it we decided to look at the systems in paris france. it took months to identify the right officials and in this case either the head of operations or the systems schedulinger all but one which was new york agreed to an extensive interview by two of us and per the rules we were not identified. nevertheless of the interviews as described in the report were significant. all transit systems it became clear had multiple systems that were similar and had challenges and all needed to deal with complex traffic, scheduling, and terrain problems uniquely their own, and yet as we had known the san francisco controller's survey had shown all had higher reliability and rider seaferz than muni and we determined that all systems use switchbacks they only did so in cases of equipment break down or emergencies except for one. one system which happened to be the santa clara mta does use switch backs and interesting
was the general manager in boston at there and i am aware of the operating practices there, and it's beston and pick the government center and the green line -- several lines go into the green line and trains frequently switched there. that is just one example. we also reached out after we saw the initial report that said that others did not do switchbacks. we reached out to other transit systems that we listed in our response that owls do switchbacks so again the same caveat. all of the other transit systems will tell you would they prefer not to do switchbacks? yes they would. in some cases, in the case of bart they have tracks and they can do other things but they also do switch backs and schedule them everyday as well, so in our view and base some of our personal experiences and discussions with others, other systems do use switch backs. >> okay. maybe i will ask the grand jury this as well, but from your point of view were these not jurisdictions communicating to them during the course of their investigation? >> i did not see that until the finding so we were briefed on the finding
welker, thank you, on the trail. >>> and now, in boston, after a sad night there, the question what went wrong in the romney campaign. peter alexander covering, there for us tonight. peter, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening to you here in boston, this is apparently the intersection of politics and the nor'easter, in the words of one top aide to the romney campaign tonight. the mood in the campaign is a lot like this weather, dreary, at the end of a six-year long quest for the white house. tonight, mitt romney is left asking himself what might have been. dressed in a business suit and surrounded by family and friends, and for a final few hours, a secret service team, mitt romney this morning left his boston hotel, quickly returning to life as a private citizen. on this november 7th, the day governor romney promised voters he would get to work, the only campaign work left to do, packing up, and tearing down. just before 9:00 this morning, almost 90 minutes after most networks had called the race, mr. romney took the stage alone. >> like so many of you, paul and i have left eve
that left the roads wet. for snow, you had to head north. this was boston and this was the scene in new york city, where the storm was about the last thing local residents wanted to see. >> no words can express the stress, pain suffering. >> earlier in the day, residents of staten island got out before the new storm hit. hundreds of thousands are still without power from last week. the debris is everywhere in some areas. >> you try to save what is left and now it may get washed away. >> sadly, the nor'easter has knocked out power to thousands who have just got it back and created a mess for people wanting to fly. at reagan national, almost all the flights to new york were canceled and flights to other cities were affected, also. >> i'm hoping to get out of here at some point. >> in new york city, they have suspended train service, some roadways have been closed. a lot of people cannot believe they are going through yet another giant storm tonight. >> it is really difficult out there. abc 7 is your storm watch station. for instant updates as we move closer to winter, go to wjla.com and also f
lost the election. >> reporter: this is what mitt romney faced when he awoke this morning in boston. freezing temperatures, gray skies, the stark reality that his dream of being president was over. we've learned right after romney made his concession speech, he made an unexpected decision to stay overnight at the westin hotel. >> it's a moving target when you work with the secret service. we did not expect the romney family to be staying overnight. >> reporter: his reporters left trying to figure out how the republicans win next time. >> the republican party needs to get they're house in order. stay out of people's private lives. leave women alone. >> reporter: the winner here was boston. the head of the convention and visiter's bureau told us boston came out at least $20 million richer, thanks to the romney campaign. 50 rooms just for his family and staff here. other hotels also at capacity. taxis and restaurants full. even the airports saw double the usual number of private jets. >> boston officials saying having the former governor of massachusetts here on election night was a go
awoke this morning in boston. freezing temperatures, gray skies, the stark reality that his dream of being president was over. we've learned right after romney made his concession speech, he made an unexpected decision to stay overnight at the westin hotel. >> it's a moving target when you work with the secret service. we did not expect the romney family to be staying overnight. >> reporter: his reporters left trying to figure out how the republicans win next time. >> the republican party needs to get they're house in order. stay out of people's private lives. leave women alone. >> reporter: the winner here was boston. the head of the convention and visiter's bureau told us boston came out at least $20 million richer, thanks to the romney campaign. 50 rooms just for his family and staff here. other hotels also at capacity. taxis and restaurants full. even the airports saw double the usual number of private jets. >> boston officials saying having the former governor of massachusetts here on election night was a godsend. just about making up for all the money lost last week from the
in the westin hotel in boston last night. boston came out at least $20 million richer thanks to the romney campaign, nearly making up for the cancelations from storm sandy. here, the democrats gained seats in the legislature and for the first time in 80 years, the democrats will hold a super majority in the state assembly. that means that california minority republicans will have no real power to block insulations. one measure that could come up would be passage of a measure to legalize same sex marriage. senator stein berg says that there's no plan to raise taxes, which republicans say were there number one dinner. >>> following the presidential election, nasdaq fell 74, e.u. leaders scaled back on estimates on growth for next year. >>> in greece, hundreds of protesters clashed with police as the country's parliament prepares to vote on a package of spending cuts. a 48 hour strike is underway with banks, schools, and public offices closed. the prime minister is calling for pensions and holiday hours to be cut, in order to keep receiving bailout funds. >>> with the election behind us, wall
on tuesday, back in the mid-50s on wednesday but right now a >>> three days ago the boston celtics spoiled the washington wizards' home opener but coach randy whitman was impressed with the heart he saw on the court. tonight the wiz going for revenge in bean town. once again you could say they played with heart. the wizards put everything they had out on the floor. they were down at 11 at one point. here, kevin jams it home to tie things up at 80. now 30 seconds left. still tied up at 16. rajon rondo nails the two- pointer to take the lead for boston. time winding down. chris singleton, watch this, sees some room, slams it home. we are headed to overtime. in o.t., though, the celtics able to pull away. the wizards gave at great effort but lose by six and fall to 0-3 on the season. check out this scene. the second leg of d.c. united's playoff series had to be postponed because of all that snow. about 700 united fans made the trek. the first leg was moved to d.c. because of superstorm sandy. >>> more accolades may be on the way for the nationals. adam laroche has been awarded, and now, no bi
york, new jersey, philadelphia. boston now seeing the snow. one of the hardest-hit areas from sandy was long island, staten island and then down the jersey shore, they are getting hit again by not just the strong winds, but heavy snow on top of what they've seen from sandy. here's more on that story. >> reporter: hey, doug. this is something that we've ever seen before. none of us at the weather channel can remember a snowfall nine days after a hurricane hits an area. that's what's happening here in point pleasant, new jersey. one of the beaches ravaged by sandy a week ago monday. what i'm walking up here is not a big pile of snow that you would see in the winter. this is sand. now, this is a temporary dune they've built since yesterday. they took all the sand that sandy took inland, six, seven blocks inland and they trucked it out here. it left about three to four feet of sand left on ocean avenue. so they trucked out the sand and started building the dune yesterday ahead of this nor'easter. some areas in krtconnecticut ha had six to eight inches of snow. the weekend looks sunny an
this morning in boston. freezes temperatures and dark skies. the reality of being president was over. after mitt romney made his concession speech he made a decision to stay over night here. >> it is a moving target when you are working with the secret service. we didn't expect them to stay over night. >> reporter: supporters were left trying to figure out how republicans win next time. >> republican party needs to get their house in order. leave women alone. >> reporter: the winner here was boston. boston came out at least $20 million richer thanks to the romney campaign. 50 rooms for just family and staff, other hotels also at capacity, taxis and restaurants afull and the airports -- restaurants full and the airports doubled. >> reporter: just about making up for all the money lost last week from the cancellations during hurricane sandy. rita williams, ktvu channel 2 news. >> coming up, with the election behind him, the next battle could be working through grid lock in congress. we will go inside the struggle with senator dianne feinstein. >>> the votes are trickling in but as it stands t
? this is big news. >>> and these drivers in suburban boston were clearly not prepared for the first nor'easter of the season. there were crashed cars practically on every block in some of the neighborhoods around worcester. the snow will change to freezing rain and then just rain by afternoon. >> i had an intern for a summer, from boston. worcester. >>> now, for a look at other morning road conditions. it will be wet on the roads around seattle and portland. drivers face blizzard conditions in northern montana. >> and if you're flying, airport delays are possible in new york and boston, close to worcester. >> there you go. >>> dramatic surveillance video has just been released of the bizarre incident at a utah airport this summer. >> a skywest pilot, accused of murder, trying to use a stolen jet as his getaway vehicle. brian hedwin was wanted in connection of killing his girlfriend. he hops into a jet, slams into a building. he crashes through fences. knocks down light poles. and damages more than a dozen cars. he committed suicide before chris could reach the plane. >>> the psychotic s
, what went wrong and where do we go from here? fox's carl cameron has that story from boston. >> reporter: mitt romney's family surrounded him on stage after he graciously conceded a defeat he did not see coming. >> i so wished, i so wished that i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction. >> reporter: there were weaknesses in romney's run and the president exploit them. perhaps the low point for romney was the surreptitiously videoed 47% remark. romney did not match democratic attack ads over the summer designed to negatively define his business career and it took a toll. in his self-described must win state of ohio romney's loss was in no small measure due to a show response to democratic attacks on his opposition to the auto bailout. the romney camp admits underestimating the president's organization and support. >> reporter: romney's defeat has already started the gop talk about better courting the minority polls. romney got clobbered 82% obama on latinos. the president carried women 54- 44 and among younger voters obama won 60% t
seaboard. check out new york, 34 degrees, boston 34 and 20s out to the west. pittsburgh, 28 degrees this morning. binghamton, 27. plenty of cold air, big chunk of cold air across the mid- atlantic and new england. that helped with the winter weather we are seeing across the northeast. there it is, wrapping up east of new york out towards the cape and the islands out there. you can see on the back side of it, we are getting the cloud cover and a few leftover sprinkles locally. there might be a sprinkle or flurry here early. the trend will be to clear things out. we'll remain cool today. the highs only in the low 50s. there will be a bit of a breeze that will make things feel nice and chilly out there. we are headed in the right direction with sunshine. 53 your daytime high in washington. 50 at quantico. mid- to upper 40s off to the north and west. 48 at dulles. warmer than yesterday but not where we want to be. >> i know. not where a lot of people would like it to be. >> thank you. >>> time now to say good morning once again to julie wright. >> better news for those traveling northbo
in boston. plus, snow gets the best of d.c. united matchup against the red bulls. >>> the police are looking for some robbers in laurel, maryland, two men they say who walked into a recording studio this morning. they recorded a rap song and then when they were done they robbed the place. >> pat collins explains how police are hoping to track down the suspects. >> reporter: you and i have seen all sorts of security camera video from all sorts of places. this could be the first time the big clue in the case is a rap song. you see, the cops are looking for the guys singing this song. ♪ the song is called "larry hoover." it's dedicated to a famous gangster in chicago called king larry. but i'm getting way, way, way ahead of this story. let's go to the scene. laurel, maryland, right near the railroad tracks, lafayette drive. a large warehouse complex. small engine repair. auto body supply. and over here, copycat. it's a recording studio. around 1:00 this morning, two guys go inside copycat to record that "larry hoover" rap song. once that rap song was a wrap, the two singers walk out of the st
is better than a wrong zip code. researchers in boston track the diets of more than 1000 patients of the dance stage 3: cancer. those that of soup -- consumed the most cards had an 80% risk it would return. the effect with even more pronounced and those that were overweight or obese. and grey or thinning hair. all signs of aging most of us tried to avoid. researchers say this could be signs of heart attack risk. people who had at least three or four signs like all this at the crown of the head, wrinkled and body -- fatty deposits had a 57% increased risk for heart attack. researchers say doctors should routinely check their patients were visible signs of aging. >> now your 11 insta-weather- plus forecast with john collins. >> checking hd doppler radar. the rain chance pretty slim. still have clouds overhead. moister still rotating around the storms, but mostly in pennsylvania rotating to new jersey. the humidity is only 25 percent. even if a cloud try to make precipitation, it would dry up before it hit the ground. impressive looking storm. very compact. the storm center is just s
're changing the culture and last night you could see it. in boston, bradley beale 19. they lost in overtime but they were back out on the practice field working hard knowing that they are close, just young and learning how to win. >> on the stretch wheree are -- [inaudible] we beat ourselves. we ended up losing the game ourselves. >> almost time to take off the diapers. elie got a huge game out of kobe bryant. he scored 29 points. the jazz band him around and beat him up. utah beat the lakers. the west coast dream team, the lakers now 1-4. early in the season. the terrapins left for new york with they will play the wild cats tomorrow night in brooklyn. as they had into the berkeley's center all they talk about them as well. and he was the rookie of the year. >> it is good for that kid and really good for maryland. he will make maryland now legitimately one of those teams because they were good enough, they needed that one guy and he is that one guy. he is that good. >> d.c. united arrived at the stadium where they will play the second leg of the eastern conference semifinals. last night's
and is live in boston now. we are already seeing some monday morning quarterbacking. what a shock. >> sure. when a party loses, this is what happens. it happened back in 2008 when john mccain lost. the republic party looked close at itself and now it's doing the same thing in the wake of mitt romney's defeat. it doesn't take much to understand why look at the numbers in key constituencies where republicans were facing uphill climb mr. romney did not do particularly well he got blown out with latino voters. mr. obama beating mr. romney with latino voters. women's vote. disadvantage for the g.o.p. continues. there you see again mr. obama with a commanding advantage over mr. romney. and lastly the youth vote. mitt romney's campaign didn't spend a lot of time courting these constituencies tried on occasions but it wasn't the overall focus of how they did it as opposed to the president's campaign which microtargetted. county by county, neighborhood by neighborhood. street by street and picked up these votes. and as a consequence. in the last time back four years ago republic party moved with th
we were going to be dark and i'm going to boston. >> we will be dark next [u6kl wednesday. >> we didn't have any big items. >> great. commissioners, anything else you would likeem÷l to add to line item 3(d)? yes. >> one announcement. we're going to be in the district thisax z e month also, commissioner. police commission will be holding a special meeting this month ataénv[áeq a location other than city hall. the commission will meet in thÍp middle school 460 arguello, here in san francisco wednesday november( comments from the public@s]#=qlv and richmond station captain concerning public protection issues. >> thanks very much, inspector. is there any public comment regarding line items a3bcor d. hearing none public comment is closed. pleas5 >> discussion and possible action to appoint moises romero as to patrolc' special officer calvin wily or take other action regarding request for appointment action. >> before moving to the next three matters which are the appointment of assistant patrol officers
finishes in the nba. in overtime in boston, the celtics kevin garnett grabs the rebound to start the fast break as brandon bass makes the lay-up in a 100-94 win over the wizards. >>> and with just over a minute left to play in atlanta, the hawks' jeff teague hit a three-point shot to take the lead and edge indiana 89-86. >>> well, just ahead, stephen colbert's agony of defeat. >>> and who's your favorite fictional president? >>> plus, we'll tell you why this peewee football player has become such a huge internet sensation. you're watching "early today." >>> well, during the day today, a huge winter storm is going to develop over the northern rockies, spilling all through montana, even into north dakota. we're going to see easily 6 to 12 inches over a large swath of the country. a lot of unpopulated areas. but if you're traveling through those regions on the highways, it won't be fun and probably not recommended. a little bit of snow in the cascades, southern portions of oregon and northern california. that's really about it as far as the snowfall forecast is going to go. as far as the pre
. >>> to sports where drat dra mat tick finishes. in over time in boston, kevin garnett grabs the rebound to start the fast break. brandon bass make it is layup in a 100-94 win over the wizards. with just over a minute left to play in atlanta, the hawks' jeff teague hits a three-point shot to take the lead and edge indiana 89-86. in salt lake city playing like a girl has one peewee football player turning into an internet sensation. he's my hero. only her first year playing little league football. 9-year-old samantha gordon is looking like a natural. when the youngster turns on her jets, the boys can't keep up with her. she's scored 35 touchdowns, run close to 1200 yards. pretty impressive stats for the kid that keeps the other team chasing her ponytail. you go, girl. for another look at the weather, here is nbc meteorologist bill karins. >> i would love how you would be eating my dust if i would be -- >> i would not want to tackle you. we could try. it may be entertaining, if you want to join me up here. we'll avoid that for today. >> we'll stick with thumb wars. >>> good morning everyone. the no
. >> reporter: the storm has moved into new england, boston could get as much as four inches of snow. >> that storm is affecting air travel here with many flights this morning either cancelled or delayed. katie marzullo joins us with more on that. >> reporter: things are starting to get back to normal there are still residual cancellations and delays. major airlines have cancelled 600 flights across the country today mostly here in the east that sounds like a lot, it is many consider this, yesterday that number was 1600. this is jfk, newark, laguardia, delays moderate to significant on the delay index down from excessive which is what it was rated this morning many things are improving in the bay area. a spokesman at sfo says flights are better today than yesterday when 30 flights were cancelled today there's a total of 12. majority of those are arrivals, not departures. as for delays, the faa does not have any scheduled right now flights are still an hour or two behind in some places. the majority of the problems at sfo are due to problems at jfk also newark, philadelphia and jfk. i
guardia, about 40 mile-per- hour wind in boston and a 54 mile-per-hour wind gust in nantucket. our highest wind gust is 26 in annapolis. we have a little light rain and showers pushing across parts of the metro area primarily east of i-95. that will be the best chance to see anything in terms of precipitation. temperatures are chilly, 40s and 30s, 39 in gaithersburg, 40 in rockville, 40 in great falls, 40 in fairfax, still 42 in college park and 41 in bowie. so tracking the nor'easter, light rain and/or snow primarily east of town tonight. it will stay dry in the western suburbs. good news for everyone, it will be a dry morning commute. keep your jacket handy and sunglasses tomorrow. yes, we'll see a fair amount of sunshine. now we see showers and rain baltimore, anne arundel into prince george's county. it moves out pretty fast. the clouds hang tough through midnight. then we see breaks and by tomorrow afternoon we're looking at pretty much pure sunshine. the winds will pick up, though. remember we're talking low 50s, but dress for the 40s tomorrow because it's going to feel a little blustery.
if they are coming or going. >> the storm is now in new england, boston could get as much as four inches of snow. >> thank you very much. that same nor'easter impact of the soccer game last night. the mls semifinals in new jersey. snow caused the match up to be postponed until tonight. this comes after game 1 between these teams have to be moved because of hurricane sandy's and-on the area. >> two people taken to the hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning. this happened around 9:00 a.m. fire crews they run your did additional people on the scene and ended up only taking two to the hospital. we are getting word they are in stable condition. >> adam caskey here with a book our first call forecast. >> had a few snowflakes across the metro area yesterday evening and last night. not a big deal, but a brush and a glancing blow of the nor'easter. we had our first trace of snow at reagan national yesterday. here is a look of the bright sunshine. and the clouds over arlington. you can see the blue mixed and with the white. still rather chilly. look at these numbers. 46 and northwest washington. 50 in wo
and the northeast is drying out but not really warming up. temperatures still in the 40s in new york city and boston. the 80s still dominate texas for the time being. look at the cold air with this next system that. continues to push eastward into your weekend. we've got showers, perhaps some thunderstorms here in the midwest and plenty of snow and cold air all the way down towards phoenix. a high of 63 as we head towards the weekend. northeast slowly warming up, melting that snow pretty rapidly. sunday temperatures warming up across the east. meanwhile showers and thunderstorms across the middle of the country and the 80s here in texas behind the system. temperatures denver only 30 for a high temperature. 25 in billings. now we're pushing the low 60s from d.c., new york, even towards boston as we head towards the end of the weekend. into next week here comes a front into the midwest and the ohio valley giving you some scattered showers and thunderstorms. look at the temperature contrast. chicago 40, kansas city 40. but still 60 in louisville ahead of that front. here comes yet more rain and mountai
of boston and around the cape here. so that storm finally moving out of here. but it did leave a lot of snow in parts of the area. video out of connecticut, this was around the hartford area where they picked up a record snowfall for the month of november. over five inches in hartford. parts of connecticut picked up over a foot of snow. of course, this was right after sandy last week. very tough going across that region during the day today. at least early this morning. but with the sun coming out, things are going to get a lot better. the chilly, windy weather behind our storm system moving out of here. tomorrow, abundant sunshine once again. high pressure begins to develop. then the area of high pressure sticks around and we continue to warm up. by saturday, i think we're in the mid-60s. and by sunday and monday, temperatures in the low 70s. boy, do we need to see that. it's going to be a great time for the weekend. as far as the weather's concerned. clear skies, breezy and mild this evening. 47 to 52 degrees. tomorrow morning, clear skies, chilly start, 28 in some of the coldest suburbs t
is live in massachusetts, south of boston with a look at the conditions there. maria, good morning. >> well, good morning. you can see for yourself the conditions are pretty awful. the winds are anywhere from 40 to 50 miles per hour, at times gusting higher than that. you can see what it's doing to the water. then we have the overwatch along with that push of water. so we've seen a number of coastal flooding report places like nantucket having six inches of water over some spots. just over the last few hours, a buoy off of buzzard's bay, the winds gusted to 67 miles per hour. wind advisories posted all along the new england coast. they'll drop away this afternoon. that is some good news as the winds will start to ease, as the storm pulls away later tonight. still you see that potential for 30 to 40-mile-per-hour wind gusts. no doubt this will lead to some big head aches at boston logan. commuters either greeted with some flooding on the roadways or perhaps in places like worcester, mass, just to our north and west, looking at several inches of snowfall and that could continue the n
its way off the coast of new england. right now north and east of boston. snowfall amounts up there, they had record snowfall. in fact, the snowiest november on record for central parts. look at the amounts. central park 4.7 inches of snow. bridgeport, connecticut, 5.4 inches of snowfall, after a hurricane, of course. as far as our temperatures go today, we're in the 50s. indeed chilly. we're going to be taking a bit of a breather from not just the chill that we've had out there over the last couple of days, almost two weeks now. but also, from this active pattern that we've been in. for your evening, 5:00, 7:00, under a clear sky. it's going to be chilly. we'll head down to 44 degrees by 9:00. 11:00 p.m., 42 degrees. sun sets today at 5:00. a dry, cold night. we've got a quiet day coming up tomorrow. and a warm break will be coming our way. wait until you see how high the temperatures are going to go, not just for the weekend, but also through the early part of next week. i'll have more in just a few minutes. >>> the army private charged with leaking government secrets to wikileaks
campaign in boston on tuesday night. joining us on our news line. hi ginger, good morning. >> good morning. thanks for having me. >> bill: it was not a happy night there. the word got around pretty close that things were not going romney's way didn't it? >> it was pretty clear early points in the night that he wasn't going to win but there was sort of a group that held out hope in boston. but the crowd started to dwindle, the enthusiasm was gone really early. >> bill: what were some of the signs like virginia didn't immediately go or north carolina didn't immediately or florida or ohio? is that what people were looking for? >> yeah, you were looking for wins in any of those states. and even north carolina which sort of everyone had conceded at that point. they knew that -- the obama camp had conceded. they knew that romney was going to win north carolina. i think they called new hampshire before north carolina which was not a good sign for people hoping for a romney victory. >> bill: what were they saying now the ne
if it's needed. i know the republican governor there is pressuring, there's pressure on boston, if it qualifies for a recount they would like the romney folks not ask for one. >> well, that's some real reporting. thank you very much, chuck todd, as always. joining me now, chris cillizza, msnbc political analyst. chris cillizza, what about the fiscal cliff and negotiations? what do you think the president is doing and planning and how engaged personally will he be in trying to avoid what obviously is a messy way to start a second term? >> well i think that chuck is right, there are still -- they are making sure that everyone on their team is kind of decided where they want to go. my guess would be, andrea, he's actually pretty engaged only because he's learned the lessons of his first term particularly on health care where it was sort of a well let's let congress work its will and we'll step in and get a bill together and get something done. obviously that process took a lot longer than the white house would have liked. it was significantly more contentious than the white house
mergener cbs 5. >> mitt romney and his wife left their boston hotel this morning. their future is uncertain. romney spent the past six years running for president. what's next? the initial plan is to spend time with family. but his wife recently said he will not run again for president. there is april general consensus the 65-year-old politician was unlikely -- there is a general consensus the 65-year-old politic was unlikely to disappear from the public altogether. >>> voters endorsed proposition 30, governor brown's plan to hike sales and income taxes to raise $6 billion to balance the state budget. so what comes next? cbs 5 political insider phil matier spoke with the governor today. phil. >> reporter: that's right. this is a first step, but we didn't go off the cliff but it's still a rocky road here in sacramento and for california. >>> we're not going to see the $5.5 billion of cutbacks to k- 12. >>> reporter: educators however say there's still more to be done. >> it wasn't about piling a bunch of new money on schools saying we are going to make new investments. it was about stopping
's david muir covered that campaign and is in boston right now. david? >> reporter: hey there, diane. you showed that image of the 2k3w06 governor today in that hotel room. we know he spent more time with his family. they've gathered here, five sons, 16 of the 18 grandchildren. and this family has been a huge part of the campaign. one of the sons, a key adviser, the others campaigning for him, and, of course, ann romney, who has said this would be the last campaign. mitt romney and his campaign convinced they had a shot until the very end. >> like so many of you, paul and i have left everything on the field. we have given our all to this campaign. >> reporter: last night, a portrait of his dedicated family, one last time before exiting the stage. romney had been running for president for six years, two campaigns -- >> i'm running for president of the united states. >> reporter: hoping to fulfill and unfinished dream of his father. ♪ he's going to win >> reporter: george romney, the one-time governor of michigan, running for president himself. a devout mormon, romney's discipline brought
boston hotel room this morning to run the wife family murders and a gallon of chocolate milk. after a gracious concession speech from his political future remains uncertain his running mate palm mayapaul ryan-retains his old job in congress. >> the president first of all did a very, very effective ground campaign. and i think the country that is looking at a different spo set of th and we're looking at. >>catherine: catherine heenan, kron 4. >>pam: what is ahead with four more years of president obama? >> president obama returns to the white house with a new set of promises. tax hikes for the rich, immigration reform and creating 8 million manufacturing jobs. one of the big differences, is that the president does not have to worry about poll numbers. instead of focusing on another election he could be thinking about his legacy. that could impact his negotiations with opponents in congress. the country may still be split into red and blue states but a closer look shows why the president might feel confident about achieving his goals. and the seven states considered too close to call
-lived investments, in cases like boston, cincinnati, or cleveland, they were never allowed and all of a sudden they will now be. we go into those markets irrespective of what we see in the markets today. if there were to be a fiscal cliff event, we may slow the pace of activity in las vegas. >> do you still think the u.s. is one of the best places to invest? >> i still do think it is. but if you asked me that a couple of years ago, the rest of the world had growth, but, fortunately, the u.s. has come back. with the right medicine in this country to cure the economic circumstances, the united states economy could become one of the most dynamic investment areas. >> suzanne: the other issue that came up in the election is taxes. if they go up, what does that mean for your costumers in your business? >> an increase in taxes in the new administration is a bad idea for the american economy in every respect, and certainly for my costumers. the country is very weak. the economy is very weak. the consumers' household budgets are very weak. this is not a time for an increase. >> suzanne: how would you d
, really messy around boston but during the day the low will begin to lift out to the north and east and everything will begin to clear from the west to the east. so hopefully all the travel problems that are ensuing those will get better and the planes should be able to land and take off once again with more regularity once we get further into the day. i'm david bernard. >>> president obama is back at the white house this morning following his re-election victory on tuesday night. he does not have much time to rest. the pressure is on to forge an agreement with republicans. to avoid a series of automatic spending cuts and tax increases that could send the economy back into recession. tara mergener reports. >> reporter: president obama and the first family returned to the white house wednesday evening, in his words more determined about the work that lies ahead. the president laid out part of a second term agenda in his victory speech tuesday night. >> reducing our deficit, reforming our tax code, fixing our immigration system, freeing ourselves from foreign oil. we got more work to
and engineering. houston also makes the grade, with pay also around $44,000. boston's young people earn around $46,000, but san francisco tops them all with a median pay of $51,000 per year. still to come, why men and women in uniform tend to have more problems with debt. we'll talk about solutions, later on. but first, how to give your small business "the edge." one restaurant owner explains how that helped him get through the recession. that's next with bill moller. i think the most common dream is to run your own business, and many times it's a restaurant, even though restaurants have the highest failure rate of all small businesses. but we're going to talk about a restaurant that is so fantastically successful, its customers stepped up to pull through and help the business get through the recession last year as it faced bankruptcy. now it's among the top 10 busiest independent pizza joints in the country. nick sarillo is the founder of nick's pizza & pub. you were featured in inc magazine's cover story, the nbc nightly news, you have a mantle full of awards, the head of zappo's endorses your
'easter and the rain showers and snow showers have been on the decrease. some more rainfall is expected for boston and back here, we are dry here with some rain and snow showers off to the east and this is what we are watching. some incoming waves. as far as some winds into the advance of this system, here is a look. fso, winds are sustained coming out of the west, oakland 18 and the same deal out towards that area so we do have a bit of a breeze. as a result, temperatures will continue to drop and we will be tracking a few showers later on today. by tomorrow, there is a chance of a few thunderstorms pushing into parts of the region so we will break it down into 8:00, and we will be in the forecast models and it is windy out there, by 12:00, we will have some scattered showers across parts of the region and we have parts of south bay with a chance of a shower. temperatures, everybody cools off, remember we had 80s and 70s, and today we are barely making it into the upper 70s. there is a chance of a shower and the weekend will be dry with some very cold mornings. coming up, we will look at the win
american cities. some to note in front of us are boston, san antonio, los angeles, and new york. new york has the lowest ratio with 4 72 cars for a thousand residents. and again, san francisco is at 6 58. it will be interesting to see how this number declines as
, here is another camera from boston board there has been a mix of precipitation that has gone on, wind chills are in the '30's and 20's. keep in mind these areas are still flooded in some areas. schaumburg has 41. connecticut is up to 10 in.. central park is seeing 2.8 in. of snow and on top of the bat roaring winds hitting the coastline. these winds have topped 70 mi. per hour in some locations. the tides are all above normal. this is what initiates the big warmup by the weekend it could end with powerful thunderstorms and downpours that may even impact the bears game sunday night as we transition to the chill of early next week wait until you see the wins that we are expecting to propel. tonight, some breaks in the clouds and maybe some fog elsewhere. we get up to 71 degrees pondering a move to the middle, next state gop leaders talk about the party's future after a rough election nights. [ male announcer ] most people tend to think more about how they brush than what they brush with. they think all brushes are the same. they're not. that's why i tell my patients a
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